At the core of a Caldwell University education is our liberal arts curriculum, designed to guide students to develop critical-thinking skills, appreciate diverse cultures, and acquire a moral and civic awareness. The knowledge, intellectual skills, sensitivities, and creativity you acquire transcend any major of study and profession for a lifetime of growth. According to a recent survey by the Association of American Colleges and Universities, 80% of employers agree that, regardless of major, every college student should acquire broad knowledge in the liberal arts and sciences.
The University’s most popular offerings include undergraduate degrees in Business, Psychology, Nursing, and Education. Caldwell has 31 undergraduate degrees and 31 graduate programs, including new programs in Computer Science, eSports Management, Public Health Education, and Healthcare Administration. Caldwell also has a number of affiliation programs with other colleges and universities in the health professions, including Medicine, Dentistry, Physical Therapy, Optometry, Occupational Therapy, Veterinary Medicine, Medical Technology, and Athletic Training.
B.S. in Computer Science
Caldwell University’s Bachelor of Science in Computer Science prepares you for a technology career with a strong foundation in computer programming with focused electives.
Rapid growth of Computer Science opportunities has been fueled by increasing demand for new technology, expanding reliance on mobile and wireless networks, and rising concerns about cybersecurity. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), jobs in the Computer Science industry are projected to grow much faster than all other occupations in the next decade. BLS estimates for the period 2016 to 2026 that jobs for software developers are expected to increase 24%, with strong median wage rates.
Caldwell students acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to pursue a diverse array of careers within the IT industry, including software development engineer, software developer, application developer, system engineer, net developer, system administrator, network engineer, security engineer, and programmer/cyber security analyst. Successful graduates have the ability to specify, design and implement software or software systems to meet customer requirements. This degree also provides a solid foundation for graduate work in the field.